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Audio: A year after fires, communities focus on prevention

The rubble of a house remains after last weeks' wildfire remains untouched on September 9, 2011. TEXAS TRIBUNE PHOTO by BOB DAEMMRICH


Sept. 4 marks one year since wildfires ravaged Central Texas, causing officials and residents to rethink how they manage their land. Since then, some communities have taken it upon themselves to make their surroundings safer in the event of another wildfire.

ANDY UHLER reports for KUT News where this story was originally broadcast. It is made available here through a news partnership between the Texas Tribune and the San Marcos Mercury.